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Motatapu Off-Road Sporting Event “challenging but rewarding” given inclement weather conditions

Athletes competing in last weekend’s iconic Motatapu Off-Road Sporting Event near Queenstown embraced the elements in what was one of the event’s most challenging course conditions.


Athletics Round up

Athletics Round up - NZ Champs - Jake Robertson dominant 5000m , Tom Walsh and Jacko Gill shot put showdown, Nick Willis unleashed his star quality 1500m...


Walsh and Gill battle for shot put win

Tom Walsh and Jacko Gill had an intriguing battle in the men’s shot put on the final day of the Les Mills New Zealand Track and Field championships in Wellington.


Dominant display from Robertson at NZ championships

Jake Robertson gave a dominant front-running display to win his first New Zealand track title at the Les Mills NZ Track and Field championships in Wellington. Representing Waikato BoP, the 25 year old Kenyan based athlete lead from the start


Quest to qualify 14 Olympic rowing boats for Rio begins

46 athletes in 14 Olympic class boats have been selected as part of the Rowing New Zealand elite team to compete at the World Championships in 2015. This year’s world championship event also provides the first opportunity to gain New Zealand boat all


When Matthew met Mike

On Saturday, world record holder Mike Powell takes to the runway at the New Zealand Track & Field Championships after a 12-year competitive break from the sport in a bid to claim the world masters record in the 50-54 age group of 6.84m.


Battle between Walsh and Gill this weekend for shot up NZ Title

The much anticipated battle between Tom Walsh and Jacko Gill for New Zealand shot put supremacy will take place on Sunday afternoon at Newtown Park Wellington.


Brendan Davies' sights set on 100km trail run win

Watch out for something special when local boy Brendan Davies runs The North Face 100 in the Blue Mountains in May.


NZ company seeks crowd funding for revolutionary stationary wind braked trainer

After three years of developing, testing, building prototypes and working with experts, Christchurch based developers of the revolutionary stationary wind braked trainer the Revbox ERG, are turning to the internet to raise funds


27th annual Triple Peaks Challenge Run & MTB Hawkes bay NZ

The 27th annual Triple Peaks Challenge was raced in hot conditions in Hawkes Bay NZ on Saturday. With a slightly longer course of 47.8 km the event was never going to be easy, but the high temperature certainly added to the days challenge.